Francisco Orozco

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BACKGROUND Cementless total hip arthroplasty is an accepted alternative to total hip arthroplasty with cement in younger patients, but it remains controversial for elderly patients. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical and radiographic outcomes of cementless total hip arthroplasty with use of a proximally coated stem in patients who were(More)
Sixty-two total hip arthroplasties in 49 patients with a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis were performed between November 1986 and December 1992. All components were titanium alloy with a circumferential plasma-spray porous coating. Four patients (4 hips) died before 5-year follow-up, and 6 patients (8 hips) were lost to follow-up, leaving 39 patients (50(More)
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